Charlotte von Mahlsdorf is the world-famous German transvestite who survived the Nazi and Communist regimes in women’s clothing. Doug Wright’s Pulitzer-winning script for one actor is based on his conversations with von Mahlsdorf, who clobbered her father to death with a rolling pin, had a job clearing out the apartments of deported Jews, and started a “museum of everyday objects” that became a center of gravity for the East Berlin gay scene. Performed by Nick Garrison, directed by Jerry Manning. (Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St, www.seattlerep.org, 7:30 pm, $45)

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